Regulations for the Graduate Diploma of Teaching (GradDipT)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Graduate Diploma must have
  (a)    satisfied the requirements of a university degree or another qualification recognised by the New Zealand Teachers Council as acceptable for provisional registration as a teacher in a primary or secondary school, and
  (b)    been selected as a suitable person to train as a teacher.
Requirements for the Graduate Diploma
3.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Graduate Diploma is one year.
4.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Education and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates must gain at least 120 points at 700 level.
6.   The subject for the Graduate Diploma is Professional Education.
7.   The programme of study of each candidate must comply with the requirements of a stream, details of which are prescribed in the Faculty of Education’s handbooks for the current year. The streams are
      Early Childhood
      Primary
      Secondary
8.   Candidates must
  (a)    complete to the satisfaction of the Academic Board such classwork, practical work, assignments, tests, reports, and oral and written examinations as may be required in any paper being taken, and
  (b)    gain a pass in every paper presented for the Graduate Diploma, and
  (c)    complete the programme in one year
9.   The Graduate Diploma will be awarded without classification as to honours or distinction.
10.   The Graduate Diploma shall be endorsed to indicate the particular stream completed by the candidate from those defined in section 7 of these regulations.
Variations
11.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.

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